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Gaten Matarazzo is an American actor who comes from a well-established family in Connecticut.
Gaten Matarazzo Sr. and Heather Matarazzo welcomed him into the world.
Gaten Matarazzo is a well-known American actress who began her career on Broadway. The 41 professional theaters, each with over 500 seats, host theatrical performances.
In Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, and Les Miserables, he played Benjamin and Gavroche, respectively. Stranger Things is a Netflix science-fiction horror drama series in which the actor plays Dustin Henderson.
Matarazzo is also the host of the American horror-themed hidden camera streaming television series Prank Encounters on Netflix.
Actor Gaten Matarazzo Family – Meet His Parents Gaten Matarazzo Sr And Heather Matarazzo
The American actor, singer, and theatre artist, Gaten Matarazzo was born to a very supportive family in the United States. He is the loving son of his parents, Gaten Matarazzo Sr. and Heather Matarazzo.
He was born in Connecticut, United States, and was raised in Little Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey. Matarazzo attended Pinelands Regional High School in Tuckerton, New Jersey.
Gaten was born with a medical condition called cleidocranial dysplasia (CCD), a birth defect that most affects the bones and teeth. It delays the growth and development of Gaten’s teeth.
The actor has always been open about his condition. Moreover, he uses his platform to raise awareness of CCD and fundraise for CCD Smiles, an organization that helps cover the costs of oral surgeries for people with the same condition.
Gaten has also started a line of shirts whose proceeds will be funded to CCD Smiles. He tells his followers to donate to CCD Smiles through his social media and promotes such events he will be participating in.
Gaten Matarazzo Siblings -Sister Sabrina And Brother Carmen
Gaten Matarazzo is among his parents’ three children, Gaten Matarazzo Sr., and Heather Matarazzo. He was raised alongside his brother Carmen Matarazzo and sister Sabrina Matarazzo.
His siblings also have acted in television commercials. His mother has been very supportive of the artistic inclination of all her children and makes an effort to inspire them to pursue performing arts.
She addresses herself as ‘Broadway stage mom’ on Twitter and has been a principal figure in shaping Gaten’s career in acting.
While in initial school days, actor Gaten traveled regularly between New Jersey and New York City for his Broadway performances. He has further mentioned that he was inspired by his sister Sabrina to enter into musical theatre.
Sabrina is a very good singer and also a promising actress. The public often adores the brother-sister bonding.
Actor Gaten Matarazzo Ethnicity Background
Stranger Things Actor Gaten Matarazzo was born on September 8, 2002, in Connecticut, the U.S. and holds an American nationality, and is of white ethnicity. His parents, Gaten Matarazzo Sr. and Heather Gaten Matarazzo, are from the United States.
The actor is also a very good singer. He got his vocal training at Starlight Performing Arts Center in New Jersey. In 2011, Gaten competed and won third place at Starpower Talent Competitions Nationals in Uncasville, Connecticut.
On April 6, 2021, Gaten participated in an hour-long charity Among Us streamed on The Tonight Show’s Twitch account with Jimmy Fallon, Tariq Trotter, Questlove, Kirk Douglas, Corpse Husband, Sykkuno, Valkyrae, and Noah Schnapp, with proceeds going towards Feeding America.